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Published: 27 March 1986

592 Pages

ISBN: 9780195040418

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A Guide to Orchestral Music

The Handbook for Non-Musicians

Ethan Mordden

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This authoritative guide gives the non-musician the fundamentals of orchestral music. It begins with a general introduction to the symphony and various musical styles and then describes, chronologically, over seven hundred pieces--from Vivaldi to twentieth-century composers. Mordden also includes a glossary of musical terms and other useful aids for the music lover.


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